tattletale


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Unfortunately, it was about that same time that kids my age were reading Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer,'' and learning to despise Tom's half-brother Sid, a sneaky, sassy and thoroughly vindictive tattletale.
New to town, Becky, 11, likes Sid, who's a scamp, and avoids tattletale Tom.
Littering is done inconspicuously to avoid being caught, and is not likely to occur during a school field trip with teachers, chaperones, park ranger, and tattletale peers present.
Comets, on the other hand, are the tattletale relics of the building blocks of the outer gas and ice giant planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
Only Nicolina knows exactly what went through her mind that particular day, but it is evident that this diabetic alert dog was creative and resourceful, and took her job as a tattletale dog very seriously.
Debbie goes off to sneak in an occasional cigarette when she's stressed, Pete binges on more than his fair share of cupcakes everyday whilst trying to stay healthy, Maude is becoming a 'woman' and going through her hormonal and moody years and Iris, well, is just being the ditsy tattletale.
The flip side is that it can be a huge hindrance or tattletale if we don't pay strict attention to the material we allow to be distributed, or the photos we post.
Caddy, like Nancy before her, rejects that binarism in favor of a third term, "tattletale," positioned below "nigger" on the hierarchical scale Jason has imagined: "'You're worse,' Caddy said, 'you are a tattletale.
Dmitri Borgmann gave TATTLETALE as an example of this type of imperfect pair isograms--It has a pair each of A, E and L, but three pairs of T.
Consider the words we use to describe someone who informs on another's misdeeds: Fink, informant, rat, snitch, squealer, stool pigeon, and tattletale are just a few of the synonyms for whistleblower cited in Merriam-Webster's Dictionary.
Being called names such as spoilsport or tattletale seemed a small price to pay for the special status one enjoyed due to one's keen sense of loyalty.
The big tattletale is the lockplate marking identifying where the musket was made, which on the Dragoon is St.
The stories instruct them on sharing, joining in playground games, taking turns, obsessions, winning and losing, personal hygiene, jealousy, personal space, tact and diplomacy, defining friendship, and being a tattletale.
After he told his teachers that he was being bullied, his father told the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday, they called him a tattletale.
But most of today's engines have a computer tattletale that will rat you out.